Meet Our Attorneys

Our Effective and Talented Team

At the heart of our firm is an accomplished legal team. Our lawyers have successfully resolved large construction defect and project default claims, settled tens of millions of dollars of claims, supported numerous community associations in major repair projects, and closed a number of complex real estate and business deals.

Our lawyers are actively involved in the communities we serve, regularly participating in charitable events and professional engagements. They are published authors, legal education instructors, seminar speakers and trusted counsel for community associations from Central Florida, across to Tampa Bay and down to Naples.

The firm’s principal attorneys are AV Preeminent peer-review rated* and board-certified in construction law and real estate law through The Florida Bar. Members of our firm also teach free CEU courses for association managers.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

What We Do

Tannenbaum Lemole & Kleinberg are CONSTRUCTION lawyers representing Condominium and Homeowner Associations, Public Entities, Commercial, Hotel, Apartment, Health Facility and Industrial Owners, as well as Single-Family Homeowners, in:

  • Construction, Public Works, Renovation, and Repair Contracting and Claims
  • Design and construction defect claims against design developers, builders professionals, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers., design professionals, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers
  • Condo and HOA Turnovers

We are COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION lawyers representing Condominium and Homeowner Associations in:

  • Successfully navigating the turnover process (from developer to owner control)
  • Recommending and coordinating the efforts of forensic engineers in the investigation of the community infrastructure and buildings to isolate potential design and construction claims against the developer and others
  • Recommending and coordinating the efforts of CPAs in the investigation of association finances during the period of developer control to isolate potential financial claims against the developer and developer-appointed directors of the association
  • Negotiating the resolution of outstanding regulatory issues pending at the point of turnover
  • Negotiating, and where necessary litigating, the resolution of construction defect and financial claims against the developer, developer-appointed directors, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers
  • Negotiating, and where necessary litigating, issues with adjacent property owners, country clubs, and successor developers

We are REAL ESTATE lawyers representing commercial and residential buyers and sellers in:

  • Contract negotiations and closings
  • Claims for non-disclosure and misrepresentation
  • Construction and renovation contracts
  • Title and boundary issues
  • Disputes with neighboring property owners

We are COMMERCIAL lawyers representing commercial interests in:

  • Buy and sell agreements
  • Commercial disputes

We are Family Lawyers, representing individuals and families in the following family law matters:

  • Divorce – contested, uncontested and collaborative
  • Custody and timesharing
  • Modification actions
  • Contempt and Enforcement Actions
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Property Settlements or division
  • Pension and retirement division
  • Separation Agreements
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Prenuptial agreements or Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Paternity matters
  • Adoptions
  • Representation of children – Guardian or Attorney ad Litem
  • Mediation – representing the client
  • Mediation – facilitating the process as mediator

We are FORECLOSURE DEFENSE lawyers, representing borrowers in:

  • Foreclosure defense
  • Lender liability

We are PERSONAL INJURY lawyers, representing the injured and their families in:

  • Car accident claims
  • Trip and slip and falls
  • Medical malpractice cases

What You Can Expect

Our core values are dedication, creativity, effectiveness, and communication. We take the time to understand your needs and ensure open consistent communication. We will work with you in establishing a realistic game plan tailored to meet your goals — always with cost-effectiveness in mind.


Main Office
1990 Main Street
Suite 725
Sarasota, FL 34236
Map & Directions
941-316-0515 Fax


Branch Office
214 S. Lucerne Circle East
Orlando, FL 32801


Branch Office
4600 140th Avenue North
Suite 180
Clearwater, FL 33762

Fort Myers

Branch Office
1415 Dean Street
Suite 100
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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